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Gender: M Meaning of Erik: "eternal ruler" Origin of Erik: Spelling variation of Eric Erik's Popularity in 2016: #356

Gives a slightly updated feel to the stale Eric.

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Famous People Named Erik

Erik Estrada, American actor
Erik Per Sullivan, actor who portrayed Dewey ("Malcolm in the Middle")
Erik Satie, French composer and pianist
Erik Sandin, from the band NOFX
Erik Ellington, American pro skateboarder
Erik Thorvaldsson (Erik the Red), famous Viking who first settled Greenland (father of Leif Erikson, the first European to set foot in North America)
Erik, son of American politician Helen Klanderud
Erik Charles Nielson, American actor
Erik the Red, the son of Þorvaldr Ásvaldsson
Erik Björnsson, one of the sons of Björn Ironside
Erik Refilsson, Swedish legendary king
Erik Lorig, American NFL football player
Erik Mariñelarena, Mexican screenwriter, director and producer
Erik Palladino, American actor
Erik Turner, rhythm guitarist of glam metal band Warrant
Erik Rico, American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and DJ
Erik Durm, German football player
Erik Range aka Gronkh, German game developer and YouTuber

Pop Culture References for the name Erik

Erik the Red, fictional character in the Marvel Comics comic book universe
Erik, the Phantom of the Opera, disfigured genius, created by French writer Gaston Leroux
Erik J. Smith, one of the five Guardians from the Norse Bible
Erik Von Darkmoor, fictional character appearing in the novels of Raymond E. Feist
Erik Lehnsherr, also known as Magneto in the Marvel Universe
Dr. Erik Selvig, character in the Marvel Universe
Erik Magnus 'Cobra', character in manga/anime, 'Fairy Tail'
Erik Night, character in the 'House Of Night' book series. (PC Cast)
Erik Wallace, characher in the "Sims" series
Erik Killmonger, character in the movie "Black Panther"
Erik, character on TV's "Mako Mermaids"